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May 17, 2024 | Press Releases

UM Honors 480 Students on 2024 Spring Semester President's List

The University of Montevallo is proud to honor 480 students named to the President’s List for the 2024 spring semester. To make the President’s List, a student must earn at least a 3.8 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be a full-time student at the University. The following students were named to the […]

May 17, 2024 | Press Releases

UM Recognizes 352 Students on 2024 Spring Semester Dean's List

The University of Montevallo is proud to recognize 352 students named to the Dean’s List for the 2024 spring semester. To make the Dean’s List, a student must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be a full-time student at the University. The following students in each UM college […]

May 13, 2024 | More Montevallo Stories

Featured Falcons: Anna Katherine Eastman

Though Anna Katherine Eastman originally planned to study biology, an interest in math and medicine drew her to the path of chemistry at the University of Montevallo. The recent UM graduate is Boston-bound this summer, as she has been selected for an internship at Harvard Medical School working alongside one of UM’s distinguished alumni, Dr. […]

May 8, 2024 | Press Releases

UM’s Mass Communication Program Included in BEA Rankings

The University of Montevallo’s Mass Communication Program was included in the Broadcast Education Association’s 2024 Recognition of Institutional Excellence in Media rankings for the first time. UM was featured among the top 100 programs in the nation and was second in the state of Alabama. The rankings are based solely on the creative achievements of […]

May 7, 2024 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Celebrates Class of 2024 at Spring Commencement

      See the full Spring Commencement photo gallery. The University of Montevallo honored 297 candidates for bachelor’s degrees and 99 candidates for graduate degrees during the Spring Commencement ceremony May 4, on Flowerhill Lawn. Students, faculty, staff, family, friends and members of the UM community gathered on the sunny Saturday morning to celebrate […]

May 6, 2024 | More Montevallo Stories

Featured Falcons: Jenny Bell

What is your name and current title with the University of Montevallo? Jenny Bell, director of student life. Where are you from and what city do you currently reside in? I’m from Ruston, Louisiana and now reside in Hoover, Alabama. If you hold any degrees, what are they in and from what schools? A B.A. […]

April 30, 2024 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Launching Doctorate in Educational Leadership Degree

The University of Montevallo’s College of Education and Human Development will offer a Doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) degree starting in the 2024-2025 academic year. This is the University’s first doctoral program. This online program targets seasoned professionals who aim to elevate their careers. It melds theory with practical inquiry, preparing graduates to tackle intricate […]

April 26, 2024 | Press Releases

UM to Host Multiple Youth Summer Camps on Campus

The University of Montevallo will host a variety of youth camps on its campus this summer. Registration is now open for the following opportunities: Ebenezer’s Explorers Summer Day Camp UM’s Environmental Education Program is hosting Ebenezer’s Explorers Summer Day Camps, which are week-long adventures exploring a different theme each day. Campers will enjoy spending time […]

April 11, 2024 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to celebrate Earth Week April 15-19

The University of Montevallo is celebrating Earth Week 2024 with a wide variety of events hosted by the Environmental Club and Sustainability@UM. “Every year the students work hard to bring the community together around celebrating our planet,” said Dr. Susan Caplow, associate professor and program coordinator of environmental studies. “We look forward to engaging with […]

April 3, 2024 | Press Releases

UM Anglers Compete on the Highest Stage of Professional Fishing Circuits

University of Montevallo anglers Easton Fothergill and Dalton Head made bass fishing history in the month of March by competing against the top professional anglers in the world, while teammates Tyler Cory and Scott Sledge claimed the title at the Strike King Bassmaster College Classic presented by Bass Pro Shops in an eventful month for […]

March 27, 2024 | Press Releases

UM Retains Military Friendly School Status 

The University of Montevallo has once again earned the Military Friendly School designation for the 2024-2025 cycle. This is the fourth time UM has received the award since the Office of Veteran and Military Affairs opened in 2019.   “We are honored to be awarded the Military Friendly School designation again this year,” said Traci Crenshaw, […]

March 26, 2024 | More Montevallo Stories

Montevallo opening doors to students affected by Birmingham-Southern College closure

The University of Montevallo is working to help students affected by the recently announced closure of Birmingham-Southern College and is offering them an opportunity to seamlessly transition to UM to complete their education. Multiple academic scholarship opportunities are available to eligible students who transfer to Montevallo. UM admissions counselors are standing by to ensure a […]

March 22, 2024 | More Montevallo Stories

Featured Falcons: Salaam Green

Salaam Green is a storyteller at heart. Writing poetry helped her through dark times in her life. She never expected it to become part of her career or something she could one day use to help others, but she will be doing exactly that as the city of Birmingham’s inaugural poet laureate.  “I am a […]

March 20, 2024 | Press Releases

Nelson Receives UMNAA Nathalie Molton Gibbons Young Achiever's Award

Matthew Nelson ’11 received the Nathalie Molton Gibbons Young Achiever’s Award, which is given annually to an alum age 35 or younger whose career and community contributions have reflected positively at the local, state or national level, at its 2024 Homecoming awards dinner and annual business meeting Feb. 16 in Anna Irvin Dining Hall. Starting as […]

March 20, 2024 | Press Releases

Gassel Perkins Receives UMNAA Nathalie Molton Gibbons Alumni Achievement Award

Dr. Elizabeth Gassel Perkins ’04 received the University of Montevallo National Alumni Association’s Nathalie Molton Gibbons Alumni Achievement Award, which is given annually to an alum age 35 or older whose career and community contributions have reflected positively at the local, state or national level, at its 2024 Homecoming awards dinner and annual business meeting […]

March 20, 2024 | Press Releases

Vann Receives UMNAA Distinguished Alum Award

Jim Vann ’76 received the Distinguished Alumni Award, which is the University of Montevallo National Alumni Association’s highest annual honor, at the 2024 Homecoming awards dinner and annual business meeting Feb. 16 in Anna Irvin Dining Hall. Vann is president, board member and shareholder of Dentons Sirote law firm in Alabama, where he is a […]

March 19, 2024 | More Montevallo Stories

Featured Falcons: Lizbeth Juarez 

What is your name and current title with the University of Montevallo? My name is Lizbeth Juarez and I am the director of comprehensive campaign and special giving. Where are you from and what city do you currently reside in? I am from Mexico and currently reside in Hoover, Alabama. If you hold any degrees, […]

March 19, 2024 | More Montevallo Stories

Featured Falcons: Dr. Eun-Hee Park

What is your name and current title with the University of Montevallo? Dr. Eun-Hee Park, associate professor of music and head of the keyboard area. Where are you from and what city do you currently reside in? I am originally from South Korea, and I currently live in Alabaster. If you hold any degrees, what […]

March 13, 2024 | More Montevallo Stories

Featured Falcons: Kimberly Miller

What is your name and current title with the University of Montevallo? Kimberly Miller, director of the Student Aid Office. Where are you from and what city do you currently reside in? My brother and I were both born in Jacksonville, Florida, while my father was stationed there during his time in the U.S. Navy, […]

March 11, 2024 | Press Releases

UM Earns National Ranking for Best One-Year Online MBA Programs 

The University of Montevallo has been ranked among the best one-year online Master of Business Administration programs in the nation by College Consensus. The Stephens College of Business added the online MBA option in fall 2021 in an effort to meet the needs of its students and their busy schedules. Students can choose any combination […]